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414 SW 13th Ave, Portland, OR 97205-2305
+1 503-241-0656
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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414 SW 13th Ave, Portland, OR 97205-2305
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

All forms of chocolate but my favorite is the spicy dark drying chocolate, medium to go. Nice seating inside too.

Thank david r b
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Holy cocoa!!! I am so in love with this shop. In a town overrun by coffee bean-counters, we cocoa lovers can feel a bit left out. So I planned my escape for two weeks, trying to coordinate my business trip free time with the CACAO...More

Thank bouncebackmom
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Reviewed 1 February 2018 via mobile

If someone ask me what place I recommend to go in Portland... my answer for sure is going to be Cacao! I haven’t had anything more tasty and delicious that this cocoa shots and they are only 2 bucks. Super recommend!!!

Thank Ana Maria S
Reviewed 10 January 2018

Running in here when it started snowing one day was the best decision ever. Great hot chocolate and within walking distance of our hotel. Clean sitting areas with friendly staff

Thank Hannah K
Reviewed 8 January 2018

Need a treat? A sip of luxury? Forget Starbucks and head here for a unique experience. You'll be supporting a small business(that also supports other small businesses) and taste some of the best chocolate in the region. We sampled the lightly spiced cinnamon chocolate which...More

Thank pookala
Reviewed 6 January 2018

Absolutely the best hot chocolate I have found in the States. The chocolate is made on site and not from a pump container. You can choose from milk chocolate to extreme dark.

Thank 910dellaw
Reviewed 19 December 2017 via mobile

Lovely calm friendly environment with a selection of very tasty hot chocolates and coffee. The staff were very friendly and the vibe of the shop was very relaxed. A nice place to hide out from the rain and enjoy a drink after a busy morning...More

Thank Jack V
Reviewed 30 November 2017

Let me be succinct. If I ever returned to Portland, it would be to return to Cacao. And that's the truth. This little chocolate place is heaven, and the drinking chocolate is the way to go. So rich, so satisfying, and just so good. Truly,...More

Thank Graciel
Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

We went to Cacao as part of a food tour and really enjoyed our experience. We got a brief history and education about cocoa and then we got to try quite a few samples. Delicious. Quite an assortment to purchase from powders to bars to...More

Thank jocelynd102
Reviewed 19 November 2017

As soon as I heard “drinking chocolate” I knew I would be visiting Cacao. The barista recommended the drinking flight, which included a dark drinking chocolate, one with cinnamon, and one with spices. They are each served in an espresso cup of about 2 ounces....More

Thank Tony114
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 414 SW 13th Ave, Portland, OR 97205-2305
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 503-241-0656
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